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“In the competition among steel, austempered ductile iron and aluminium, the main loser is steel,” Franco Zanardi, Honorary President, Zanardi Fonderie “In the competition among steel, austempered ductile iron and aluminium, the main loser is steel,” Franco Zanardi, Honorary President, Zanardi Fonderie /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Franco Zanardi is the Honorary President of Zanardi Fonderie that is a producer and supplier of ductile iron and ADI castings based in Verona, Italy.  An MSc in Mechanical Engineering with four decades of experience in casting and ADI materials, he is also the Past President ...

Date : 18/Mar/2017
“Deep down I am a truck guy, and there is no better truck than the F-150”- Shawn M. Morgans, Global Vehicle Architecture Manager, Ford “Deep down I am a truck guy, and there is no better truck than the F-150”- Shawn M. Morgans, Global Vehicle Architecture Manager, Ford /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

As a prelude to the 4th Lightweight Vehicles Manufacturing Summit 2017 to be held in Detroit, in February, Shawn M. Morgans, Global Vehicle Architecture Manager, Product Development Center, Ford Motor Company gives an insight into his thoughts about the conference and his present ...

Date : 21/Dec/2016
“RA-550 technology is a great contribution in our pursuit for more efficient and more environmentally friendly aluminium production”- Mr. Viktor Mann, Technical Director, UC RUSAL “RA-550 technology is a great contribution in our pursuit for more efficient and more environmentally friendly aluminium production”- Mr. Viktor Mann, Technical Director, UC RUSAL /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

UC RUSAL, the global leader in aluminium production, recently launched the first RA-550 pot of new generation running at over 550 kA at the Sayanogorsk aluminium smelter. According to design documents, an RA-550 cell of the energy-efficient new pot consumes around 12 kW*h/kg of a ...

Date : 12/Dec/2016
“There is more to come in the Gulf as far as aluminium growth is concerned,” Mohammed Al Naki, the chairman of Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL) “There is more to come in the Gulf as far as aluminium growth is concerned,” Mohammed Al Naki, the chairman of Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL) /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Al Naki's relationship with aluminium dates back to 1968, when he was an officer in the Kuwaiti army. He was second in command of the Kuwaiti engineers and a member of the staff of the military college, but then he left the army and started his aluminium business. At that time it ...

Date : 09/Nov/2016
“Now is the time for China to join the community of responsible global aluminum producers to fully and fairly participate in the aluminum market.” Charles Johnson, VP Policy at the Aluminum Association “Now is the time for China to join the community of responsible global aluminum producers to fully and fairly participate in the aluminum market.” Charles Johnson, VP Policy at the Aluminum Association /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

On September 29, 2016, Garney Scott, President & CEO of Scepter, Inc. and Chairman of the Aluminum Association, as well as Heidi Brock, President and CEO of the Aluminum Association testified at the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) public hearing on the Investigati ...

Date : 26/Oct/2016
“We provide solutions for heat treating extrusion dies for aluminium extrusion companies,” Charbel Saliba, owner, Thermika Heating Systems “We provide solutions for heat treating extrusion dies for aluminium extrusion companies,” Charbel Saliba, owner, Thermika Heating Systems /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Thermika Systems Inc. is a leading manufacturer of heat treating solutions for industrial products. Charbel Saliba, became a young entrepreneur and over a decade was involved in various business ventures.   About 10 years ago, he and a business partner were presented wi ...

Date : 03/Oct/2016
“Today JNARDDC stands at a point, where Indian Aluminium industry, can bank on us, for support guidance and innovation,” Mr. Anupam Agnihotri, Director, JNARDDC “Today JNARDDC stands at a point, where Indian Aluminium industry, can bank on us, for support guidance and innovation,” Mr. Anupam Agnihotri, Director, JNARDDC /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC), Nagpur, India is a "Centre of Excellence" set up in 1989 to make contributions to the technological growth of the Indian Aluminium Industry. The centre has well-established R&D facilities for Bauxite ...

Date : 19/Sep/2016
“There is a huge opportunity in India and the domestic metal demand is pegged to grow manifold,” Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO (Aluminium), Vedanta Ltd. “There is a huge opportunity in India and the domestic metal demand is pegged to grow manifold,” Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO (Aluminium), Vedanta Ltd. /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Mr. Abhijit Pati started his career as a budding engineer with Indian Aluminium Company (subsidiary of ALCAN in Indian Aluminium Company) in the year 1989. After working with Hindalco for years with numerous laurels, he joined Vedanta in 2008, as the COO of one of the largest Gre ...

Date : 21/Jul/2016
Changing dynamics in the European aluminium markets after the Brexit revolution- A talk with Maurizio  Sala, President, Amafond (Italian Foundry Suppliers’Association) Changing dynamics in the European aluminium markets after the Brexit revolution- A talk with Maurizio Sala, President, Amafond (Italian Foundry Suppliers’Association) /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

We agree that “the UK’s decision to leave the EU has sent shockwaves through the continent, and the secondary aluminium industry has no idea how this decision will affect business – even among those in the UK who voted for Brexit”. Industry participants across Europe echoed thes ...

Date : 28/Jun/2016
“Aluminium has become the material of choice for automotive OEMs, which are transitioning from steel to aluminium” Peter Basten, VP, Strategy and Business Development at Constellium “Aluminium has become the material of choice for automotive OEMs, which are transitioning from steel to aluminium” Peter Basten, VP, Strategy and Business Development at Constellium /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Constellium is a global leader in manufacturing innovative value-added aluminium products for a broad scope of applications dedicated primarily to the aerospace, automotive and packaging markets. In an email interview with AlCircle, Peter Basten, Vice President Strategy and Busin ...

Date : 16/May/2016